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Table 1 Comparison of apoptosis, necrosis and cell debris, and cell viability of cells preserved with different concentrations of dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO)

From: Cryopreservation and replantation of amputated rat hind limbs

Groups Apoptosis (%) Necrosis and cell debris (%) Cell viability (%)
  Before After Before After Before After
  Cryopreservation Cryopreservation Cryopreservation
B0 7.7 ± 0.7 8.2 ± 5.9 2.8 ± 0.4 88.0 ± 6.2a 89.5 ± 3.1 3.8 ± 1.6a
B1 7.4 ± 0.8 7.4 ± 1.5 3.2 ± 0.9 3.8 ± 0.9 89.4 ± 3.7 88.8 ± 0.9
B2 8.1 ± 0.7 37.5 ± 2.1a 3.1 ± 0.7 4.3 ± 0.9 88.2 ± 3.5 58.3 ± 2.6a
  1. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation.
  2. B0, 0% DMSO; B1, 10% DMSO; B2, 50% DMSO.
  3. Sample size = 7.
  4. aP < 0.05 compared to before cryopreservation.